Item 40 - Two letters from W. Hepworth DIxon to William Whewell

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MSPB/40

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Two letters from W. Hepworth DIxon to William Whewell

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  • 21, 26 June 1861 (Creation)

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2 folded sheets

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Bequest of William Whewell, 1866.

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Asks Whewell's opinion of his interpretation of new research into Bacon's submission and confession and speculates that the final book on Bacon will not be written in their time.

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Whewell's response to the first letter is housed as Add.MS.c.91/72.

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Tipped in to Dixon's Lord Bacon's confession : a statement of the facts (London, 1861), shelfmark 103.c.85.3[1].

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